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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Department Head Team Leader

Department Head Team Leader





POSITION:                                 DEPARTMENT HEAD/TEAM LEADER




FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Extracurricular


EMPLOYMENT TERM:              School Year


SALARY:                                    $400


EVALUATION:                           By immediate supervisor as needed 


JOB SUMMARY:                       Provides leadership and support in coordinating department/team activities at the school level and in county curriculum and instruction activities.



  • Communications are maintained between department/team members, principal, school staff and county staff concerning matters of curriculum and instruction;
  • Meetings are called as needed with a minimum of one formal meeting per month with previously announced date; writes minutes and submits them immediately following meetings to the department/team members, principal, and the appropriate director;
  • The goal-setting process is implemented for department/team;
  • Responsibilities as school staff development coordinator for the department/team are fulfilled including completion of required forms and documentation;
  • The evaluation of textbooks (in cooperation with county staff), selection of instructional materials and supplies is coordinated; spending of department/team allocation is monitored;
  • Assistance is given the county director on curriculum development writing teams in curriculum area;
  • Other assigned duties in the areas of curriculum and instruction are performed as assigned by the principal;
  • County curriculum meetings in subject areas are attended; to assure representation of school at each meeting in the event of illness, etc., a substitute will be sent;
  • Membership on county curriculum development/writing teams is exhibited; and
  • School activities connected with county-sponsored student activities are coordinated.


  • Possession of leadership skills with ability to relate well to other members of the department/team and county administrators;
  • Knowledge of content area research trends and issues; and
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Mineral County (Consideration may be given to waive the experience requirement with documentation of qualifications and the school principal’s recommendation.)

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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